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Mar 24, 2013 8:00pm PDT
encore on tour. by the way. i am proud to play it, we are from san francisco. we are going to play that piece no matter where we are. few cities have. and now, please join me in welcoming the mayor of our great city the honorable edwin m. lee (applause) . . >> thank you very much mr. davis for that introduction, happy valentine's everybody ... >>> (applause) . >> wow what a wonderful occasion. i mean how can you be today valentine's day in a room full of heros on the field of heros yeah (applause) in the innovation capital of the world the world class city of san francisco congratulations everybody for being a hero today. you know the san francisco hospital foundation the general hospital foundation has been such a wonderful wonderful entity and i want to just thank stephanie your leadership, i want to thank julie and rich at the board with all of the other board members, the staff at the hospital, all of the staph, you know sometimes the doctors have to do it's emergency work but what makes that whole hospital run is literally everybody that works at the hospital from the social worker
SFGTV2
Mar 24, 2013 7:00pm PDT
course, the voice of your 2012 world champions, san francisco giants. >> in fact, the last time that i was at city hall was halloween 2012, right after the parade and the victory celebration and so it is great to be back and it is almost baseball season and who is ready to demand our title? i cannot wait, i cannot begin to tell you how honored i am to serve as your host for this special event, i want to welcome you officially to the san francisco mayor's office of neighborhood services black history month closing ceremony. what a way to wrap things up, we gather here to honor a living legend, ground breaking politician, activist and freedom fighter and fashion icon, the one and the only the honorable willie l. brown junior. [ applause ] growing in the area, his accomplishments and contributions to the world at large and public service were not lost on me and it is really been a dream come true for me to grow up and get to know him professionally and personally. my father and willie were acquaintances and fraternity brothers. >> when he was elected the first african american mayo
SFGTV
Mar 25, 2013 8:30am PDT
administration and the leadership in the city of san francisco because these are exciting times for design and construction industry. as you can witness as we drive around you see the cranes. it was not too long ago, as you remember, july 17, the topping out of the last steel beam. it's only about 7-and-a-half months later she's all dressed up and ready for the promise at a remarkable speed. this project i believe has achieved new levels of collaboration for the public project. we started construction in about may 1st and 10 months later the project is done. this could not have been done without the collaboration with the port, the d p w and the management team behind me. i think this project could become a good case study for how fast. the mayor spoke of the numbers in how we are almost 20 percent micro businesses participating in the first phase. over 25 percent of the san francisco residents working object on-the-job and a thousand workers. every worker that comes to the site comes to an orientation. based on those numbers when we start phase two in november, i would imagine we'll have
SFGTV2
Mar 24, 2013 7:30pm PDT
else can i say? i can't say no more. through the streets of san francisco makes you want to sing. when you think of willie brown we like no other. he's the kind of dude that you like as your brother. i say he's the kind of dude that you want as your brother. he's the kind of dude that you want as your brother. [ applause ] but since i'm an old dude, i'm not going to do that because that would seem unseemly. what i do say is when this is all said and done, willie would seem to be an individual who em bodies the classic american story success of invention and reinvention. born of talent, skill, determination, brilliance, lots of plain old hard work. and the ability to take one's god given talent, fashion it, shape it, mold it into something quite remarkable and remarkably effective and enduring. willie brown is a game changer. thank you, willie, for all your work, talents, brilliance, heart, your and forgiving a damn. thank you. [ applause ] on that note, i believe i should bring mayor brown to the stage. is that correct? ladies and gentlemen, mayor willie brown. [ applause ] >> th
SFGTV2
Mar 25, 2013 7:00am PDT
>> hi, i'm lawrence. welcome to building san francisco. we're doing a special series, stay safe, about staying in your home after an earthquake. let's look at issues related to water and sewer. ♪ ♪ >> we're here at the san francisco spur urban center on mission street in san francisco and i am joined today by maryellen carol from the puc who is going to talk to us about water and sewer issues which are major issues after an earthquake. >> absolutely. >> so, what are the things we should be concerned about about water? we have no water. >> so, you want to be prepared for that scenario. and the recommendation is to have stored one gallon per person per day that you would be out of water. we recommend that you have at least three to five days stored for each person and also keep into consideration storage needs for your pets and think about the size of your pets and how much water they consume. >> we have this storage which is using tap water. >> yes. >> so, of course at the puc we recommend that you store our wonderful delicious hetch hetchy tap water. it's free. comes out of
SFGTV
Mar 25, 2013 1:30am PDT
very much. >> thank you, i'm with san francisco tomorrow. caps one of soft story building of a much larger array of much more affected buildings. it's a priority that is required. first of all under the previous attempts, 10 thousand of those units were considered rent control which you indicated is rent decontrol by an effect cost. there are mitigations at your hands that need to be put into your legislation. first of all, you have a state required housing element that requires means, resources, that affects keeps the diversity of the city intact which are there and which the city is in default since it has no reinforceable housing elements. that provides means and resources that are supposed to refer several years ago to the board of supervisors. the means are there if you will put them into function. secondly, under federal supreme court cases, depriving an owner of equity, making that unviable for means of public import if you refer as officers of the court you may recall long island and the robert moses attempt to run free ways, you cannot be private owners in affective viable
SFGTV
Mar 24, 2013 5:30pm PDT
with my friends. i'm so proud to be a product of the public education and the san francisco unified school drink district. as you can see i have a hard time separating my personal life from my professional life. i look forward to continue to work and make sure that our residents have parks and playground to enjoy. making sure that our representative are well represented when it comes to budget discussions and making sure that we have a thriving local economy. people choose to live in the outer sunset for a certain quality of life and i hope that i can contribute my part to ensure that people if you're a college student, i want to make people love to live in san francisco. i would like to thank someone who has been a huge part of my life. carmen chu. to me carmen has really set a great example of what a supervisor should be. someone who should maintain integrity and someone who represents issues in a great manner and even if someone you are in disagreement with, treats you with respect. as john said, follows hilary clinton, i have big heels to fill. thank you for your work in san fra
SFGTV
Mar 25, 2013 11:30am PDT
san francisco. i really appreciate it. >> supervisor cohen, did you have any questions? >> thank you. so, mini, maybe you can talk to me about some of the work you've done in the san francisco greater community or some of the other communities you talk to about your civic engagement process, particularly i'm interested in the work you've done within the ethnic minority communities. ~ >>> some projects are in the greater city area. wi-fi, i tried to do it in san francisco and held community meeting in each district. really tried to engage the community to see the benefits in the potential there. we ended up building that community wi-fi in mountain view. it required a lot of outreach and it became one of these things where the community really rallied. and i felt like what we were doing was empowering the community to sort of solve problems for themselves in a really powerful way where serve a whole ecosystem of entrepreneurs sprung up to help their neighbors essentially make best use of the wi-fi that we were deploying. to me thatses what seeing the transformation of the communit
SFGTV
Mar 25, 2013 8:00am PDT
discussions the meeting is adjourned. >> on december 28, 1912, san francisco mayor stared into a sea of 60,000 of constituents that gathered at geary. the berth of the first publicly owned transit system in the city, the san francisco municipal railway. >> are we ready? have we been ready? one more time. are we ready? >> yes. >> thank you, thank you, thank you. >> all right. we are truly blessed to be in this great city on this amazing day. we have to remind ourselves this is february in san francisco. what a hard ship for all the visitors on their way to san francisco to arrive at this amazingly great ship terminal. i want to thank all of you for being here today. it is my honor on behalf of the port of san francisco to say thanks to each one of you. as you look around, that would take hours to thank all of you. please give yourselves a round of applause in this new cruise ship for san francisco. i would like to say a special thank you to the press for being here chronicling the metamorphosis. it has gone worldwide that we have built a new terminal here in san francisco and i have b
SFGTV
Mar 25, 2013 10:30am PDT
rest of the citizens of san francisco. so, i'm asking for your support to say yes to rose. thank you very much. you all have a blessed day. >> thank you. >>> ♪ green, green, it's far they say on the side of the appointment green, green and i hope you pick a good appointment for the seat you're going to fill green oh, green i hope you pick a good appointment please and i hope you make it green and i hope you pick a good appointment the best ones that you've seen green, green is the appointment green on the hill on the far side of the city hail green, green, and you're going to pick a good appointment and the seat you're going to fill and they walk in appointment zoll -- solitude [speaker not understood] and you're going to pick appointments now and i know it's going to be fine and the city, the forest gonna shine in the city rockey mountain forest high i know you're going to pick appointments from the sky and i know you're going to make it and you're going to make the city budget forest fly city mountain high on these appointments ♪ thanks >>> good afternoon, i'm nancy russell. i'
SFGTV
Mar 24, 2013 9:00pm PDT
san francisco transportation authority and i am chair avalos and swroined by commissioner cohen and marr and wiener. this is the personnel committee. the clerk of the board is erika cheng and we are broadcast today by sfgtv. madam clerk will you share any announcements? >> we don't have any announcements. >> i did roll call already so we can go to item two. >> item two is approval of the minutes of february 19 meeting this. is action item. >> any comments? we will go on to public comment first. any member of the public that would like to comment? seeing none we will close public comment and a motion from eric marr to approve and seconded by commissioner campos and we will take that colleagues without objection. madam clerk our next item. >> pup date on selection process for the executive director. this is an information item. >> this is update for the permanent executive director. again this is an information item and we are looking for your guidance on the process. on february 26 at the last board meeting you approve the the process for the selection of the permanent executive dire
SFGTV
Mar 25, 2013 4:00am PDT
on san francisco's small business week by adam strauss, strauss events. >> commissioners. >> welcome adam. >> i would like to also acknowledge my two co-chairs of the san francisco small business week committee, president adams. >> speak a little closer into the mic. >> sorry. acknowledge the two co-chairs of our san francisco small business week pc president adams and leslie. thank you.ly talk about the 9th annual san francisco small business week and thank the commission for its continued support throughout the year both financially as a sponsor for the past few years and allowing both commissioners and the office of small business staff to participate on the committee. without your support, we would have never grown to be the largest snag small business week in the committee and with more than 4,000 people attending the event throughout the week. small business week's goal is really to convene the small business community and to celebrate the impact that they have on our community, trying to acknowledge that and bring that into the conversation. and we also try to give
SFGTV2
Mar 25, 2013 2:30pm PDT
francisco resident wouldn't have that money to spend in other ways here in san francisco and it would therefore decrease jobs in other sectors. but the report explicitly acknowledged that it did not look at the local investment, local build portion of the clean power sf program. so that's how it's distinguished. >> also in terms of the renewable as well >> correct, the contract is on renewable and the local investment component is not located in that chief economist report. >> california certified renewable, yes. >> thank you, we are getting into the territory about why -- we discussed this in the last meeting that there is misinformation put out about the loss of jobs and energy created. that's confused a lot of people in san francisco. although the survey we'll see that was measured perhaps it wasn't a great number of people in san francisco. that information has been out there and it needs to be rebutted by communication staff within offices and puc. commissioner campos? >> i look forward to the information. i think the numbers we have here are pretty encouraging in terms of the nu
SFGTV2
Mar 24, 2013 10:00pm PDT
specifically in san francisco. two of them fresh out of the conservation lab so they are being revealed in their full glory to our visitors in san francisco. an expansion in the mars house which is currently under way makes this opportunity possible. the girl with the pearl earring here in san francisco feet atures 35 paintings characteristic during the dutch golden age. after the exhibition closes in san francisco it will travel to the museum in atlanta and it will go to a collection in new york. perhaps the most famous of the works that has traveled to the united states is a celebrated masterpiece girl with the pearl earring. it is this painting. we set our scene in holland during the dutch golden age this span of the 17th century where trade, industry and science were among the world. the one small port of amsterdam were one of the commercial centers in the entire world. this concentration of capital enriched bankers and merchants but also created the society in europe. the arch of the dutch golden age. 17th century travelers visiting holland remarked on the number of artist. typically
SFGTV2
Mar 24, 2013 6:30pm PDT
introduce the 43rd mayor of san francisco, mayor edwin lee. (applause) >> good afternoon, everyone. all right. welcome to city hall and happy black history month here in san francisco. nobody got it better than san francisco. (applause) >> thank you, naomi. i want to thank you for that introduction and just a recall of what i said earlier this week. but i also said something else, too, that i want you to continuously know the way i have attempted to manage this great city of ours for everybody. that is, i'm not shy about asking for help. and when it comes to the challenges we have in the african-american community, we need help. and i have been deliberately assembling a very important group of people who are going to help me get the job done. and you've seen some of these people already. they are malia cohen, london breed at the board. they have to face all the different politics. but i know they're going to be great partners with me because we've got the right objectives to happen. we want everybody included in the city. we have naomi kelly, harlan kelly, mohammed nuru, rhonda sim
SFGTV2
Mar 25, 2013 12:30pm PDT
the curtorial team of san francisco since 2008. and currently holds the position of assistant curator for european art. it has supported works from the 15th century, such as the mourners, cultures from the court of bergandy to the 19th century, including van gogh, and beyond master pieces. and she served as the assistant curator for the blockbuster, girl with the pearl earrings, including impressionists on the water and matice from sf mona to be honored later this year. we invited melissa to speak because he told me that his cloud series was inspired by growing up looking at dramatic skies in dutch landscape painting. welcome. >> thank you to everyone who came out this evening to the main branch of the public library, i felt like it was encased in a cloud with all of the fog and the rain and everything and so i have literally taken on this assignment with a great personal interest and i am seeing clouds everywhere. and when they first called one morning, and introduced herself and told me a little bit about this panel and this project i thought great, i know about clouds i see them ev
SFGTV
Mar 24, 2013 8:30pm PDT
. >> thank you. now i would like you to welcome the mayor of san francisco, mayor ed lee. [applause] >> thank you, good afternoon, everybody. it's my pleasure to be here to join former mayor willie brown, and supervisor scott wiener and david campos, and the commission of the police department, and friends and staff and friends and family here to witness the promotion of 56 officers of our police department. you know many of you have heard me say in the city that we are the world passage, and rightly so. we are doing things that no other city is doing to lead the way. not just for economic recovery but job creation. showing the way. and our mission bay and biotech, the latest discovers and drugs, the cure of cancer with residents of san francisco working there. we host the biggest and best conventions in the world to bring people together in this great city to do things that collaborate with each other. whether it's business or medicine or research. we have some of the best research and diversity here that are anchoring the discovery. at the same time we host some of the best sports
SFGTV2
Mar 25, 2013 4:00pm PDT
. >> thank you, good afternoon. my name is ivy slagel. a san francisco resident since 1996. i represent residents. in my work with premium peace i work with folks across the country who are eagerly waiting for -- people want affordable clean energy and want their jobs and recovered. two stories i want to share with you. when voters approved, within 6 months they had a contract of 100 percent savings cost of $133 to $150 a year including natural gas. that was a savings to consumers within 6 months and the bid effectively dumped energy in the largest in the country in favor of a plan that worked and worked fast and then in november, chicago, wonderful city, just passed their own initiative and those consumers there just in february are already saving money. the plan is already months ahead of schedule. that is just in november of february 12, 2013. those customers are already investing in this renewable energy and already seeing the savings in their monthly bill. i just wanted to represent all of those people and really everywhere i go i see people look to san francisco as the model as wh
SFGTV
Mar 25, 2013 9:00am PDT
hope you have a great day and never forget the beloved city of san francisco. >> we should turn around and get the shovels. after 3. 1, 2, 3. all right. [ applause ] . all right. >> okay, we are back in business, the low agency formation commission, john avalos and our commissions have been introduced, jennifer low, madam clerk, can you call our next item, please. >> item number 2 is approval of lafco minutes from january 25, 2013 regular mooting. there are amendments that need to be made to the minutes, on item number 3, commissioner schmeltzer was absent and item number 6, same thing. >> okay. so, we could take those amendments after we open up for public comment. public comments on the minutes, and seeing no one come forward, we'll close public minutes, can we change those things on the minutes. seconded by commissioner breed, we'll take that without objection. thank you, madam clerk, if you can call your next item. >> item number 3, community choice aggregation activities report, a, status update on clean power sf program, b, status update on proceedings at the california public ut
SFGTV
Mar 24, 2013 7:30pm PDT
here in san francisco and the agency called the city county association of government of san mateo county. >> okay. thank you. >> i just had a question about a potentially controversial issue on the bay shore cal trans station on the san mateo county side and different efforts to look into moving it into san francisco side north and can you talk about that issue? >> sure. so the topic you are talking about is the idea to move that bay short cal trans station north from where it is now into san francisco? and we understand that that is an idea that has been put out there. it has been made pretty clear to us that it's not necessarily and idea that would benefit them and for efforts that are jointly funded and efforts that are looking to what are joint benefits to both counties, we would look at ideas that would jointly benefit the counties. while we understand that that idea is something that san francisco is interested in moving forward with and with the authority staff were interested in finding opportunities to look at that and move that idea forward, we are not going to enter tha
SFGTV2
Mar 24, 2013 6:00pm PDT
, ladies and gentlemen. i'm al williams, president of the board of directors of san francisco african-american historical and cultural society. on behalf of the society and our co-presenters, the san francisco african-american chamber of commerce, the bayview ymca, senator mark leno's office, the san francisco public library, and the mayor's office of neighborhood services, welcome to the 2013 black history month program. the 2013 black history month theme is "at the crossroads of freedom and equality, the emancipation proclamation and the march on washington." the society is the lineal descendant of the san francisco atheneum. it has been the only san francisco institution that is dedicated to documenting, preservinging and presenting true accounts of the history of people of african descent in san francisco. the society is a membership-based organization. without the hard work of our members and friends, the society wouldn't be able to present programs like today's kickoff. i'd like to take a moment here to thank members of our board of directors and the black history month committe
SFGTV
Mar 25, 2013 11:00am PDT
director of stepping stone which run four adult day health centers in san francisco and i'm painfully reminded that we still have a very long way to go to make sure that lgbt seniors are represented in our senior services. i'm also a member of the long-term care coordinating council in san francisco and i have a deep commitment to making sure that services are available to our community. thank you. >> thank you. any questions? seeing none, thank you very much. >>> thank you. >> next person is nikos diaman. ray rudolph. richard appleby. rick crane. robert connors. valerie agostino. veronika fimbres. william kirkpatrick. william lipsky. so, i didn't call several of the names that there were indications they wouldn't be here. so, i didn't want to miss anybody. is there anybody on this list that i did not call, just in case you are here? seeing none, okay. are there any public comments for this item? seeing no public comment, public comment is closed. supervisor cohen. >> i have a question for the city attorney. i was wondering if you can tell me what is the makeup of this body? maybe the
SFGTV2
Mar 25, 2013 4:30pm PDT
objection. those are jobs. people want the work and we want control of that energy here in san francisco and in california as a whole. not out of state contracts to purchase electricity. the other two items we heard today again, there is no plan for a local build out. commissioner mentioned it, rate board members mentioned that. he said it just right because it's our concern as well, if this plan doesn't work and we are stuck with a contract with shell, that's work that my members do that no one else gets the do. that's our issue. and finally, again, using -- moving money around, creating, using a reserve fund as collateral which is what i heard to permit bondings capacity, it's not such a good idea from utility perspective but that funding amount doesn't occur until the end of the shell contract. that is our fundamental objective. you fore stall all the work all the good that can happen by signing the deal with shell. that's the issue. that's what people are saying, that's what we are saying, it's not miss formation and not pvenlt p g and e's information. we all have the same message, plan
SFGTV
Mar 25, 2013 5:00am PDT
the old polos hof brow since 1907 was a san francisco institution. that particular place closed almost 20 years ago and there was a period for about two or three years where there was a nightclub in that particular location, which failed. but, it has been basically a 75-foot black hole on mason street and this this owner is not -- he is in for the long haul. he is a partner in the building. they own the property he is not going anywhere. and the police, we met with the community, we have over 16 letters of support, which i think have been handed out to the supervisors and it is very wide ranging from the tnbc to the tender loin clinic to most of the neighbors and community groups in that particular location, and we would request that this be sent to the full board with the determination that the public need and convenience would be served by this type 42 beer and wine license. the food i did not talk about it, it is smoke house cuisine and sausages and things that go along with beer. he is here to answer your questions as well as the general trapist who is coming over here to ru
SFGTV2
Mar 24, 2013 5:30pm PDT
>> san francisco is home to some of the most innovative companies of the 21st century. this pioneering and forward looking spirit is alive in san francisco government as well. the new headquarters of the san francisco public utilities commission at a5 25 golden gate avenue is more than just a 13-story building and office ablation. instead, city leaders, departments and project managers join forces with local architectural firms ked to build one of the greatest office buildings in america. that's more than a building. that's a living system. ♪ ♪ when san francisco first bought this land in 1999, it was home to a state office building. >> this was an old eight-story brown building the state owned and the workers' comp people were in that building. it was an old dee correctvth it building for decades. when i was a member of the board of supervisors, all of us wondered why we hadn't done anything there and the mayor thought the same. >> if an earthquake happened, the building was uninhabitable. it sat there vacant for quite a while. the city decided to buy the building in 19
SFGTV2
Mar 25, 2013 4:30am PDT
with the bay area with the mayor's office here in the county of san francisco and coast guard, official wild life, all of these came together to find a way when typically the system is designed to say no, people found a way to say yes to this project. the arts commission, this collusion support from the san franciscmuseum of modern art. i apologize for the folks i will be missing because this is a cast of a thousand that made this happen. we certainly love our lawyers in this process. morrison who helped it become a very established and professional way in getting the contract involved in getting this project to an amazing legal footing. the technology network in san jose who made this a crucial project. i want to call out a thanks to or tactical team. we know how to make it small, not over 150 feet in the air. we have a studio, zone engineering and i have to say thanks to hmr who has been a rock star and directly one of the reasons this is happening. an extremely talented project. thank you all. i also want to just take a moment to really acknowledge that while leo and i have done a lo
SFGTV2
Mar 25, 2013 8:00am PDT
of building san francisco, stay safe, what we are going to be talking about san francisco's earth quakes, what you can do before an earthquake in your home, to be ready and after an earthquake to make sure that you are comfortable staying at home, while the city recovers. ♪ >> the next episode of stay safe, we have alicia johnson from san francisco's department of emergency management. hi, alicia thanks to coming >> it is a pleasure to be here with you. >> i wonder if you could tell us what you think people can do to get ready for what we know is a coming earthquake in san francisco. >> well, one of the most things that people can do is to make sure that you have a plan to communicate with people who live both in and out of state. having an out of state contact, to call, text or post on your social network is really important and being able to know how you are going to communicate with your friends, and family who live near you, where you might meet them if your home is uninhab hitable. >> how long do you think that it will be before things are restored to normal in san francisc
SFGTV
Mar 24, 2013 7:00pm PDT
san francisco? secondly, whatever happened about the issuance and the existence of human trafficking? the state is doing a good job, thank you, miss heras. i don't hear too much going on in san francisco. and i think that under jurisdiction of which committee i would like to see those two issues being pressed and while we are on the subject of committees holding meetings, i would like to know because i have not found out so far this morning the official reason why yesterday's two meetings were canceled and i would like to propose the idea that when the committee meetings are canceled i would like to see everyone get docked for the day because you are not working. and i would like to have a mandatory rescheduling of that meeting. let's put it this way. when i see city salaries going up, and i see all kinds of meetings being canceled for whatever official reason you want to give, including junk ets. i would also like to remind people that you get paid for showing up, you don't show up. you should not get paid. and let's put it this way. is it a coincidence in the last year
SFGTV
Mar 25, 2013 2:00pm PDT
. >>> [speaker not understood] san francisco tomorrow. i believe you all should have substantial copy now. emphasizing when i spoke earlier and making further comment. the position i have, this is just an amendment following supervisor kim's, in effect, intent. the city does not have the institutional or resource means to deal with a seismic event in as near anticipated time as six years. there must be an ancillary program that provides enormous resources that we can anticipate. they are not in place now. i have provided some of the means of finding the funding sources and institutional means. so, i'm suggesting that you amend, in effect, your ordinance which must take place, but amend it on a time certain open-ended allowing you time to establish the [speaker not understood] and resource means such as a urban development corporation that has been successfully undertaken in places like new york and boston. we are very backward on these things. in other words, we need a supplement. i'm going to give you, if you don't mind my hand script, you can edit it anyway you like. this is simply to s
SFGTV
Mar 25, 2013 12:30pm PDT
worker and i currently serve on the san francisco mental health board. i'm here today in support of marlene flores as a board member. i have known her for over 15 years. she is intelligent, perceptive, dedicated, hard working and a team player. she is also bilingual, both english and spanish. she is the parent of a bipolar child who received and made use of public social services because of marlene's excellent parenting and continuing advocacy. her child is now a well adjusted adult working, attending college, married, and a parent. she has had extensive personal experiences with community mental health services. one responsibility of a parent board member is to provide information and insight to the board and the director regarding the delivery of community mental health services. marlene's knowledge of spanish will provide valuable insight -- will provide value in ensuring assets and understanding of the special issues in the delivery of services in the hispanic community. they currently have no one from the hispanic community on the board. i know that if selected, marlene will pr
SFGTV
Mar 25, 2013 10:00am PDT
various different types of systems because there's no place like san francisco, which is a city and county in california and that has an independently elected mayor, what we're doing is breaking this study down to multiple categories to try to find similar things with san francisco, so we're looking at other locations that have large populations that are about the city and county, other places in the country, there are places like arlington, virginia, colorado, we're looking how they replace their positions in the county there. we're also going to be looking at the top 10 cities across the nation to see -- that have independently elected mayors to see how they replace position ins the top 10 cities, we're going to look in california, the law dictates how most places do the replacements unless you're a chartered city like san francisco, you can have a different set of rules so we're going to look at all of those locations as well, and determine what is everyone else's practices and present that in a report. my hope is we'll have a draft available for the march meeting so people can t
SFGTV
Mar 25, 2013 2:30am PDT
debate a lot about gentrification in san francisco and dislocation of communities, we ain't seen nothing yet. if we are negligent enough to allow this housing stock to collapse and be badly damaged in the next earthquake, we are going to see neighborhoods and communities get absolutely ripped apart and we have the obligation to make sure it does not happen. we have known for a long time what we need to do. we haven't done it partly because of lack of political will for some period of time and partly because it's a difficult process and we are finally at a point where we can do something about it, we have seen that the volunteer retrofit program, god police the people who have done it, but it has not worked. it has not caused enough buildings to be retro fitted. i think this is ab important part of legislation. i think it's important to get it signed into law. if there is no additional comments, i would enter tain a motion to done continue this next week to a full board. can we have that motion. >> i will make the motion. >> mad clerk are there any other items? no. no further matt
SFGTV
Mar 25, 2013 12:00pm PDT
discouraged at all, that there are other capacities that you can continue to look to serve in san francisco in. thank you. >> and second that. thank you very much. okay. so, this item is closed, i believe. it's not closed yet. we still have seat 2. i'd like to have a motion to continue. >> so moved. >> second. >> with no objection, we'll continue seat number 2. [gavel] >> to the call of the chair. >> yes, to the call of the chair. let's move on to the last item, i believe. madam clerk? >> item number 3, hearing to consider appointing five members, terms ending january 31, 2015 and january 31, 2016, to the mental health board. there are 5 seats and 7 applicants. >> i believe [speaker not understood], you're here from the mental health board? >> yes. >> to speak on the duties of the mental health board. would you like to do that? >> mr. chair? >> yes. >> may i speak? i just want to speak on something else for item 2. i just wanted as a point of clarification, i think we had questions about whether or not bob muscat was a city employee and the city attorney has just informed me that he's not a ci
SFGTV
Mar 25, 2013 2:30pm PDT
this week in san francisco. this friday, march 29th comes to the museum for the season opening of friday night's young, each evening takes a unique scene tied in with the special exist and permanent collections, this week after hours art event changed every weeks and includes a mix of dance performance and lecture and more, walk in and experience all of the public programs for free. and after art night, come dance yourself into shape with a free outdoors zunba class, get a great work out at the sunset rec center and enjoy the great outdoors, the class begins at 11 and rsvp is required. also this sunday is a 72nd annual spring celebration and easter parade. this is not your average street far. this is fabulous with everything from roller blading, and slopes, come and join in on the fun from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and that is the weekly buzz. for more information, on anything of these events, visit us at sfgovtv.org and while you are on the web, check us out on you tube and stroll through some of our original programs. see you guys next week. >> hi today we have a special edition of buil
FOX
Mar 25, 2013 4:30am PDT
hearing on prop 8 and how people in san francisco are raising their voices today. it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for joining us monday morning, march 25th i'm pam cook. >> back at it again. i hope you had a good weekend. a great weekend in terms of weather wise. it was fantastic. >> yes gorgeous. >> steve paulson how is it looking? >> some changes but we are running out of time for rain. there could be something near the end of the week but it looks like it's going to southern california today. high clouds. patchy clouds. highs today 50s and 60s and low 70s. here is sal. >>> steve, good morning. traffic is doing pretty well. there is road work out there. we're looking at highway 101 if you are driving through you can see traffic looking good approaching the 80 split. s a this morning we are looking at the commute on interstate 880 northbound near high street. you still might see flashing lights as a result of some of the road work there. although traffic is getting by in all the open lanes. let's go back to the desk. >> in over night news
ABC
Mar 25, 2013 5:00am PDT
"san francisco chronicle" reports that police booked 936-year-old marc anthony castille on suspicion of murder and the d.a. said they did not have enough evidence to charge him. investigators now say they have the evidence to go forward. he is set to be arraigned this week. >> only on abc7 news, the family of a murdered marine speaks exclusively with us about the young woman with the bright future who decided to serve her country. kira klapper has more on that. >> the family of the woman says it is still hard to believe she is gone. in the last year since she became a main, the 19-year-old had become a point of pride for the entire family. you can see outside their oakley only, a small sticker on her dad's struck describes how they feel. nearly the entire family traveled to be with her at boot camp graduation a year ago, and her mother and big sister tell abc7 news that she joined the marines because she believed it is the toughest branch of the military and she was a tough girl. >> felt very proud since she made it through the boot camp and i was like, she is brave. i was very proud. i
SFGTV
Mar 25, 2013 2:00am PDT
small buildings in san francisco over the last 30 years and that's something that i have always done. i would like to tell you a little bit of the realities having done major retrofit on a building. i was aware that in march of 2010. the board of supervisors unanimously passed legislation to get owners to voluntary retrofit and strengthen soft story buildings which was what i i had and they would wave buildings fees and expedited permits. in may of 2011 i went with my engineer to submit plans to retrofit a building and i had the plan checker from hell who had no idea of what we were trying to do, got no fee reductions, after a year of going back and forth it finally passed and went to the bureau of street use and mapping which looked at google earth and came up with a bunch of things that had nothing to do with working with this building. that took another couple months. by the time i finally got the permit in october. it's downpours and as we show we have a series of earthquakes and finally got done about 6 months later. looks great, needed to be done and i looked at my tax bill a c
CBS
Mar 25, 2013 7:00am PDT
moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> police in south san francisco searching for a serial arsonist. police say three fires were deliberately set saturday night and sunday morning in orange park and near el camino real. they were all quickly put out. they caused very little damage. if you have any information, get in contact with san francisco police. >>> this is a pivotal week for people on both sides of the gay marriage debate. the supreme court will hear arguments on two same-sex marriage cases including proposition 8, california's ban on gay marriage. brian flores joins us with a local couple right in the middle of the debate. >> reporter: after years being denied the right to marry, a local couple says now is the time for the u.s. supreme court to overturn proposition 8. we recently talked to the couple. they are the plaintiffs in the debate over prop 8. on tuesday, the u.s. supreme court is scheduled to hear their case, otherwise known as holyingsworth verses perry. they've been together for 14 years and have raised three boys. >> family, it's an important struggle. there's be
SFGTV
Mar 24, 2013 5:00pm PDT
look at san diego's america's cup and base it on some projections on how san francisco would be a little bit different? i'm just wondering how you came to that seemingly rosy picture that you gave us in 2010. >> well, i would submit that in 2010 it wasn't seemingly rosy. much of the community that looked at this report, that report agreed with us that they thought we were being relatively conservative. the numbers in terms of syndicates and the other assumptions, the only thing that we had to if by was previous history. san diego played a role in that, valencia played a role in that. new zealand and other america's cup events played a role helping us accommodate to the number of syndicates we might expect. at the time we really had no idea what the global economic situation was going to be. we had no idea some maybe, but less of an idea what type of boat was going to be used and [speaker not understood] syndicates. there was a lot we didn't know in 2010 that we do know now. and now in this report we've incorporated the best information that's available to us in terms of updating t
CBS
Mar 25, 2013 5:00am PDT
california's ban on gay marriage. in san francisco today same sex marriage supporters are holding a rally and march. that starts at 6:30 this evening. in washington, d.c. people have been camped out in front of the supreme court building since thursday. they are lined up in hopes of getting one of the 250 seats set aside for the public. tomorrow the justices will hear arguments on proposition 8 and on wednesday the federal defensive marriage act. across the country emotions are strong on both sides of the issue. >>> >> the fundamental issue is whether loving and committed same sex couples who serve their country whether they should be able to take part in the fundamentally american freedom to marry. >> marriage exists to connect men and women together as husband and wife to be fathered to any kids they produce. marriage is the institution that provides the mother and father to if a child. >> the supreme court will not issue a ruling on the case until june. brian flores will be live in our newsroom to break down what the court proceedings could mean for same sex marriage here in california
FOX
Mar 25, 2013 5:00am PDT
. >>> time is 5:01. new this morning police in south san francisco searching for a serial arsonist. three fires were deliberately set. the fires were all quickly put out and caused very little damage. if you have any information, get in contact with san francisco police. >>> the coast guard has called off the search for a man that was playing in the search at half-moon bay. helicopters searched for 22- year-old carlos lopez for several hours. he had been playing soccer with friends. lopez just finished his work shift at a chinese restaurant in the hoof moon bay -- half- moon bay area. >> very, very good. he is hard working. >> ktvu news checked with the coast guard early this morning and at this point no plans are planned to resume the search. >>> the u.s. supreme court will hear arguments on two same sex marriage cases including proposition 8 california's ban on gay marriage. in san francisco today same sex marriage supporters are holding a rally and march. that starts at 6:30 this evening. in washington, d.c. people have been camped out in front of the supreme court building sinc
FOX
Mar 25, 2013 7:00am PDT
moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> police in south san francisco searching for a serial arsonist. police say three fires were deliberately set saturday night and sunday morning in orange park and near el camino real. they were all quickly put out. they caused very little damage. if you have any information, get in contact with san francisco police. >>> this is a pivotal week for people on both sides of the gay marriage debate. the supreme court will hear arguments on two same-sex marriage cases including proposition 8, california's ban on gay marriage. brian flores joins us with a local couple right in the middle of the debate. >> reporter: after years being denied the right to marry, a local couple says now is the time for the u.s. supreme court to overturn proposition 8. we recently talked to the couple. they are the plaintiffs in the debate over prop 8. on tuesday, the u.s. supreme court is scheduled to hear their case, otherwise known as holyingsworth verses perry. they've been together for 14 years and have raised three boys. >> family, it's an important struggle. there's been sacri
KOFY
Mar 24, 2013 9:00pm PDT
was the high in santa rosa. 60 in san francisco. concord a high of 71 degrees. livermore is at 74 and 73 in santa cruz. right now with some of those clouds moving over downtown san francisco, san francisco checking in at 50 degrees. san jose, 53. half moon bay in the upper 40s. we are looking at santa rosa at 50. 57 fairfield and hayward 51 degrees. he a look at the forecast highlights. cloud overnight. partly cloudy day on monday. showers likely by the lat are part of our workweek. lows with the clouds overhead, a little warmer but not as cold as last night. we'll go mid to low 40s in the north and east bay locations. antioch overnight, 44 degrees. santa rosa, 40 for you. we'll keep the low clouds near santa cruz, 42 degrees. here is the setup. high pressure will give us a terrific weekend and back off a little bit tomorrow. that is going to allow more high clouds to sink in. all of it means the temperatures come down a few degrees. what we are keeping a close eye is an area of low pressure. it looks impressive but by the time it gets here it will fall apart. we will look for a chanc
SFGTV2
Mar 25, 2013 8:30am PDT
"the purple cow." have you heard of that one? it's an old san francisco one. but he got so sick of it. tive written down here. he hated people reciting it back to him so he wrote, "a, yes, i wrote "the purple cow," i'm sorry now i wrote it. but i can tell you anyhow, i'll kill you if you quote it." he used carville in two of his novels, scenes and characters. one is a romantic. a guy rents one and brings his dates out there for a little romantic rendezvous. and another one where an old car conductor rents a car and it comes to life. you have to read more in these books. another artist and musicians. this car on the left, number one, was called la bohemme rented in the sutro section by musicians who when they finished their work downtown in the clubs and theaters would go out to carville to this clubhouse in the night and drink and go skinny dipping in the surf and raise all sorts of ruckus. this little hill in front of them they called mount diablo. they each had their own little locker that was locked up where they kept their liquor so they didn't have to share with each other. and l
SFGTV
Mar 25, 2013 1:00am PDT
year preservation program. and also a person's events and architecture in san francisco western half with an area of few landmarks. this concludes my presentation. >> anyone who would like to make a public comment. i have one public comment from ash will key. >> i'm a family representative. we are really excited and happy to support the designation. we are planning on moving our small business to this space and working on reservation to restore the building on how fabulous it was. >> thank you very much. great. is there any other member of the public who would like to comment on item no. 2? seeing none, public comment is close. i think this is a very strong landmark. the planning department were close to the property owners and it's a beautiful building. i think it does have historical significance. can we have a motion to forward with this origination? then without objection that will be the order. thank you. madam clerk please call item no. 3. >> code regulations. >> thank you very much, supervisors. program director of the arts commission. here before you to ask for these five spa
FOX
Mar 24, 2013 11:00pm PDT
the cell block the two inmates had overpowered 10 guards. in san francisco thousands of people watched the fighting on alcatraz from the safety of the city's hills. >> scene of the bloody battle of alcatraz. the federal penal island surrounded by san francisco bay, here for nearly 40 hours of murderous mutiny, the lighthouse looks down at the setting for the drama of violence and sudden death. >> the pitch battle left 15 guards wounded and two dead. the three inmate ring leaders of the escaped attempt were found dead shot to death in a utility corridor in cell block c. in a gruesome postmortum, prison officials allowed the photographing of the fingerprinting of the men. the battle of alcatraz was over. >>> when we come back on a second look -- >> three bank robbers serving long terms scratched their ways through grills, climbed a pipe and disappeared from the forbidden rock in san francisco bay. it appears to be the first successful escape in the history of the prison. the escape triggered the biggest man hunt in san francisco history as agents of the fbi, sheriff deputy and lo
CBS
Mar 24, 2013 11:00pm PDT
. >> scene of the bloody battle of alcatraz. the federal penal island surrounded by san francisco bay, here for nearly 40 hours of murderous mutiny, the lighthouse looks down at the setting for the drama of violence and sudden death. >> the pitch battle left 15 guards wounded and two dead. the three inmate ring leaders of the escaped attempt were found dead shot to death in a utility corridor in cell block c. in a gruesome postmortum, prison officials allowed the photographing of the fingerprinting of the men. the battle of alcatraz was over. >>> when we come back on a second look -- >> three bank robbers serving long terms scratched their ways through grills, climbed a pipe and disappeared from the forbidden rock in san francisco bay. it appears to be the first successful escape in the history of the prison. the escape triggered the biggest man hunt in san francisco history as agents of the fbi, sheriff deputy and local police joined in the search. whatever their fate the three convicts have apparently accomplished a feet that many have tried with no success. >> did they survive the
KRON
Mar 24, 2013 8:00pm PDT
m.p.h. some places will even be cooler. highs in the 50s for san francisco 60s in fremont. the warmer places in concord, livermore about five, 10 degrees cooler. and wet weather on tuesday >> coming up at eight. a crazy car crash --- how a california couple accidentally ended up on the roof of somebody's house. then -- severe weather wreaking havoc across parts of the u-s. it even forced the cancellation of a major sporting event. and at 8-30. the memorial for a young teenager, killed on a northern california race- track. kron4 was there the emotional event. the news at eight continues next. >> authorities say there are no reports of damage after a four-point-three-magnitude earthquake hit eureka this morning. the u-s geological survey says the quake hit about 39 miles southwest of eureka. by the oregon border. a u-s-g-s seismologist says the quake was recorded in an area that is subject to earthquakes. >> a glendale couple was cruising around.when the couple's car went airborne and landed on a neighbor's house. galnia wynn says she and her husband were coming down a hill.but c
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